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Post Category Filter

Description

Post Category Filter allows you to filter through your post categories and custom taxonomies by adding a search box on top of the term lists. The lists will update live as you type with only the relevant results based on your search query.

Want to contribute?

You can follow the Github repository and submit issues or pull requests.

Screenshots

  • Regular filter view
  • Filtered results

Installation

Using The WordPress Dashboard

  1. Navigate to the ‘Add New’ in the plugins dashboard
  2. Search for ‘Admin Category Filter’
  3. Click ‘Install Now’
  4. Activate the plugin on the Plugin dashboard

Uploading in WordPress Dashboard

  1. Navigate to the ‘Add New’ in the plugins dashboard
  2. Navigate to the ‘Upload’ area
  3. Select admin-category-filter.zip from your computer
  4. Click ‘Install Now’
  5. Activate the plugin in the Plugin dashboard

Using FTP

  1. Download admin-category-filter.zip
  2. Extract the admin-category-filter directory to your computer
  3. Upload the admin-category-filter directory to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  4. Activate the plugin in the Plugin dashboard

FAQ

Installation Instructions

Using The WordPress Dashboard

  1. Navigate to the ‘Add New’ in the plugins dashboard
  2. Search for ‘Admin Category Filter’
  3. Click ‘Install Now’
  4. Activate the plugin on the Plugin dashboard

Uploading in WordPress Dashboard

  1. Navigate to the ‘Add New’ in the plugins dashboard
  2. Navigate to the ‘Upload’ area
  3. Select admin-category-filter.zip from your computer
  4. Click ‘Install Now’
  5. Activate the plugin in the Plugin dashboard

Using FTP

  1. Download admin-category-filter.zip
  2. Extract the admin-category-filter directory to your computer
  3. Upload the admin-category-filter directory to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  4. Activate the plugin in the Plugin dashboard
Does it work with custom taxonomies?

Yes.

Does it work with custom post types?

Yes.

Reviews

February 12, 2019
This just saved my life... well... a lot of work and me hitting my head against a wall thinking why don't developers invent useful plugins.. Add a donate button and I'll gladly buy you a coffee...
July 30, 2018
I have more than 5 thousand categories. This plugin has helped me immensely. Thank you!
January 29, 2018
I'm super impressed with this plugin. Simple and needed. Scrolling through a very long list of categories everytime is frustrating for our editors and journalists. This is exactly how I've imagined categories should work in admin. Thanks!
November 29, 2017
Great plugin that does wonders for site with many categories.
Read all 22 reviews

Contributors & Developers

“Post Category Filter” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

“Post Category Filter” has been translated into 3 locales. Thank you to the translators for their contributions.

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Interested in development?

Browse the code, check out the SVN repository, or subscribe to the development log by RSS.

Changelog

1.6.1

  • Update for WordPress 4.9

1.6.0

  • Replace search field placeholder with correct taxonomy name

1.5.1

  • Update for WordPress 4.8

1.5.0

  • Make sure filter is displayed in new posts screen

1.4.0

  • Add filter functionality to quick edit section

1.3.0

  • Change text domain to match plugin slug

1.2.10

  • Update for WordPress 4.7

1.2.9

  • Small fixes to translations functions

1.2.8

  • Change translation strings to work with latest WordPress version

1.2.7

  • Update for WordPress 4.6

1.2.6

  • Update for WordPress 4.5

1.2.5

  • Update for WordPress 4.4

1.2.4

  • Update for WordPress 4.3

1.2.3

  • Update for WordPress 4.2

1.2.2

  • Update for WordPress 4.1

1.2.1

  • Update for WordPress 4.0

1.2.0

  • Simplify file structure

1.1.0

  • Add support for custom post types

1.0.2

  • Update readme

1.0.1

  • Remove assets folder from plugin folder

1.0.0

  • First version